Agenda

Day 1
15 May 2018
Day 2
16 May 2018

Registration, Networking & Presenting Company Exhibits

Presenting Company Exhibits Open Follow @ZellLurie on Twitter and use hashtag #MichiganGCS to tweet about the symposium.

Lunch Reception

The lunch buffet will open at 11:30. The welcome and keynote address will be from 12-1:00 p.m. in the ballroom.

Keynote Speaker

Opening remarks will be provided by David J. Brophy of the Center for Venture Capital & Private Equity at the University of Michigan. Michigan Venture Capital Association highlights will be provided by Maureen Miller Brosnan.
Markus Lampinen

Company Presentations

IT/Software
Facilitator:
1:20 p.m.
1:32 p.m.
1:44 p.m.
1:56 p.m.
2:08 p.m.
2:20 p.m.

Company Presentations

Therapeutics / Diagnostics
Facilitator:
1:20 p.m.
1:32 p.m.
1:44 p.m.
1:56 p.m.
2:08 p.m.
2:20 p.m.

Panel: The Evolution of Tech Transfer and the Role of Venture Capital

Hear from leading Midwest technology transfer officers on best practices and lessons learned in moving technology forward to a proven business potential stage that attracts venture capital funding. Panelists: Jim Adox, Venture Investors Panel presented by Venture Investors
Jim Adox

Company Presentations

Technology
Facilitator:
4:00 p.m.
4:12 p.m.
4:24 p.m.
4:36 p.m.
4:48 p.m.
5:00 p.m.

Company Presentations

Medical Device
Facilitator:
4:00 p.m.
4:12 p.m.
4:24 p.m.
4:36 p.m.
4:48 p.m.
5:00 p.m. Infuseon Therapeutics

Networking Cocktail Reception

Join us at The Marriott (5-7 p.m.) for hors d'oeuvres and cocktails. Hal Davis will perform with his Jazz trio throughout the reception.

Registration, Networking & Presenting Company Exhibits

Breakfast Buffet Opens Follow @ZellLurie on Twitter and use hashtag #MichiganGCS to tweet about the symposium.

Panel: Next-Generation Cybersecurity: From a Defensive to a Proactive Posture

As investors bet on firms with a specific focus on Cybersecurity, these panelists will share their thoughts on the future of Cybersecurity technologies and the opportunities for niche investors and venture capitalists. Panelists: Dug Song, Duo Security; Jonathan Murray, Draper Triangle; Jeff Schumann, WireTap.; Brian Kelly, Censys.io; Panel presented by Draper Triangle Ventures
Jonathan Murray

Panel

Panelists: Tim Petersen, Arboretum Ventures. Panel presented by Arboretum Ventures
Dan Kidle

Company Presentations

IT / Technology
Facilitator:
10:20 a.m.
10:32 a.m.
10:44 a.m.
10:56 a.m.
11:08 a.m.

Company Presentations

Medical Device
Facilitator:
10:20 a.m.
10:32 a.m.
10:44 a.m.
10:56 a.m.
11:08 a.m.

Tech Transfer Pitch Track

Tech Transfer Pitch Track
11:30 a.m.
11:40 a.m.
11:50 a.m.
12:00 p.m.
12:10 p.m.
12:20 p.m.

Panel

Hosted by BioArbor with support from MichBio

Networking Lunch & Closing Remarks

David J. Brophy, Center for Venture Capital & Private Equity Finance, University of Michigan

Post-MGCS: Biomedical Innovation Cup Pitch Event

Join U-M Fast Forward Medical Innovation for this annual competition as teams of biomedical innovators, from the University of Michigan and across the State, step into the spotlight to pitch their products to a panel of venture capital leaders. FREE.